Political Barometer – July 5, 1809

ONE CENT REWARD, 
RUN away from the subscriber on
Friday the 30th ult. an indented
apprentice black boy named ADAM a-
bout 14 years of age, four feet two inch-
es high. Had on when he went away, a 
tow trowsers, tow shirt, and [?ankee?] vest;
-- a down look, and his countenance sug-
gestive of guilt. Whoever [?? returns]
said boy to the subscriber shall receive the
above reward, but no charges. All per-
sons are forbid harboring or [trusting] him
on penalty of the law.
JAMES MILES
Poughkeepsie, July 1, 1809

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